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League of Legends wins big at The Game Awards 2019

League of Legends developer Riot Games was amongst the biggest winners at The Game Awards 2019, dominating the Esports Awards category. The popular MOBA won Best Esports Game and Best Esports Event for its 2019 World...
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Respawn Products partners with Epic Games for Fortnite chairs

Gaming chair manufacturer Respawn Products has partnered with Epic Games to create Fortnite-branded chairs. As part of the partnership, Respawn Products has produced a collection of bespoke chairs for Epic Games' battle...
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DreamHack announces two $250,000 Fortnite tournaments

Event organiser DreamHack has announced that DreamHack Winter and DreamHack Anaheim will each play host to Fortnite community tournaments. Both tournaments will have a $250,000 (£202,837) prize pool up for grabs, with guaranteed participation for anyone that...
Pro Play Esports

Pro Play Esports launches online tournament platform

Mexican event organiser Pro Play Esports has launched with the aim of giving casual players a chance to compete for money and practice against other competitors. Pro Play Esports will host short tournament seasons...
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Gen.G partners with Bumble for all-women Fortnite team

Multinational organisation Gen.G esports has entered a partnership with location-based social and dating application Bumble. The deal will see the two parties launch the organisation's first all-female team - named 'Gen.G Empowered by Bumble,' or...

Mixer inks exclusive streaming deal with Ninja

Leading streamer and influencer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has confirmed that he will be streaming exclusively on Microsoft-owned platform Mixer. The blockbuster announcement ends a lengthy tenure for Ninja as a Twitch partner, to which he...
FortniteWorldCup2019

Epic Games releases Fortnite World Cup viewership numbers

Epic Games have unveiled figures that show the Fortnite World Cup peaked at over 2.3 million viewers across YouTube and Twitch during the solo finals. In a blog post,  Epic Games detailed that the...

Epic Games to launch Fortnite Championship Series in Season 10

Epic Games has announced that the Fortnite Championship Series will be introduced in its upcoming Season 10 update. The newest competitive initiative was teased on stage prior to the conclusion of this...
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IMG named distribution partner for Fortnite World Cup

Epic Games has appointed IMG to manage the distribution and media production of its Fortnite World Cup, taking place this weekend in New York City. IMG will deliver all content via an encoded stream from...
JD Sports JDX

JD Sports announces JDX esports competition

UK-based trainer and sports fashion retailer JD Sports has announced its very first esports competition, JDX. The event will include tournaments on Fortnite, FIFA 19, and Rocket League. Qualifiers for JDX will be...

Events

Esports Awards partners with Lexus for upcoming event

The Esports Awards has announced a partnership with luxury automaker Lexus ahead of its fourth annual event. Lexus will supply supercars for the show, situated both...